Lynn is a creative litigator and strategist who devotes her skills to protecting the rights of children. She is persistent and creative in finding legal solutions for families. She believes that the law should provide solutions, not roadblocks.
Lynn frequently speaks, and occasionally writes on legal issues affecting children. She regularly presents to Wisconsin lawyers, as well as to national groups. At the University of Wisconsin Law School, Lynn has also lectured on family law, trial advocacy and general practice. She has written for such publications as Adoptive Families, Adoption Factbook and Adoption Law: Practice and Procedure in the 21st Century.
The American Academy of Adoption Attorneys was founded in 1987 to promote the highest quality in legal representation pertaining to adoption. Lynn is proud to have served the academy as trustee and vice president. She is also a charter member of the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technologies Attorneys.
In 2011, she was awarded the U.S. Congressional “Angel in Adoption,” which recognizes and honors the good work of individuals who have enriched the lives of children through adoption.
Lynn is an owner, officer and board member of Adoptions of Wisconsin, Inc. She is also a founder, owner and officer of The Surrogacy Center, LLC. Her activities with these organizations highlight her belief in providing a high level of service. Lynn is licensed to practice law in Wisconsin.
Lynn graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with Honors and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, majoring in Communication Arts and French. She received her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1987.
Lynn is a member of Madison Horizons Rotary. She also serves on the advisory committee of the Madison Community Orchestra.
Lynn and her husband have two active sons who keep them busy with a variety of sports. Sometimes, she finds time to work on her knitting. Lynn also enjoys running and walking, usually with the family’s labrador retriever. She is also a fair violinist, who plays with the Madison Community Orchestra and the teen choir at church.